A Thing About the Guy Who Did Stuff

A Thing About the Guy Who Did Stuff

Jon Stewart is a funny guy. According to many people he’s touted as ‘The Most Trusted Man in America’. Haven’t you heard?! Seriously, ask anyone. Or better yet, ask the 250, 000 or so people who swamped the National Mall in Washington D.C. on October 30’th last year for his ‘Rally to Restore Sanity and/or(…)

Dancing Feet

I have set my alarm to wake me up every morning with one of my favourite songs – the ‘80s classic ‘Born to Be Alive’ by Patrick Hernandez. It never fails to get me jumping out of bed and singing along to the simple but wonderfully catchy refrain. But as I bopped along to the(…)

Time Out Banned… How Far is Too Far?

Time Out Banned… How Far is Too Far?

  Childcare workers are not only under paid, under resourced and underappreciated; but now they are undermined and powerless as well. For those who haven’t already heard the news, the National Childcare Accreditation Council will be implementing harsh penalties for supervisors who, god forbid, actually discipline children. Sorry Super Nanny, but sending kids to the naughty(…)

The Kindness of Strangers

With Twitter, Facebook and Google Maps, it seems like we will never have to ask for directions again. We can simply post a status update – “I’m lost! LOL! Someone help!” – then only a few seconds later find out how long it will take us to drive or walk to our desired destination.  (…)

REVIEW: Max Brenner, Southbank

REVIEW: Max Brenner, Southbank

  The moment you walk into Max Brenner’s restaurant in Brisbane’s Southbank area, you instantly smell the warm, soothing smells of our dearest friend; chocolate. This was my first time checking out what I had been told was a “chocoholics dream” and this was certainly the case. My eyes lit up as I looked up(…)

Ode to the mX

Ode to the mX

Yes, you read correctly, this is no April Fools. This is a genuine ode to the Brisbane mX publication. Not only does this free paper give me another chance to observe the writing of other journalists, but it certainly fills the gaps in my 1 and a half hour trip back home that my MP3(…)